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Richard Mettler - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Freeman, SD
County: Mercer
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 1, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 306th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 1, 1918.

Buried in Grave 33, Row 42, Block G, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 3, page 2143 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Mercer county. Born, Freeman, S. Dak., Sept. 20, 1893, of Russian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Stanton on May 25, 1918. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in 14th Company, 166th Depot Brigade, to June 16, 1918; Company A, 158th Infantry, to July 29, 1918; Company E, 158th Infantry, to Sept. 20, 1918; Company M, 306th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Aug. 11, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sector: Foret-d'Argonne (Lorraine).